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2020 07 01 Terraces 4

'Get your terraces out' City hospitality industry told

Council has waived fees for applications for extra outdoor space

2020 06 03 Cycling Liverpool

200km pop-up cycle lanes planned for region - but any in Manchester?

Andrea Sandor looks at who might have put the brakes on the idea

2020 06 10 Arndale Food Market

The Arndale Food Market and many others are to re-open

The council have been implementing strict safety measures in a new phased approach

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'Reverse consultation' leads to small victory for city centre residents

Jonathan Schofield hopes this little victory for residents might lead to a bigger idea

2020 05 19 St Marys And Deansgate 1

What would you ask Sir Richard Leese?

Jonathan Schofield is planning to interview the Council Leader about the vision for post-lockdown Manchester

2020 05 19 St Marys And Deansgate 1

No Consultation, No Communication, No Consideration: residents challenge Deansgate changes

Heavy traffic has shifted onto St Mary's Parsonage. Is this the new Deansgate?

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Manchester Pride Festival POSTPONED until 2021

One of Europe’s biggest celebrations of LGBTQ+ life won’t be happening this year

2020 05 01 Deansgate From Station

Deansgate to be pedestrianised (a bit)

Jonathan Schofield thinks the pedestrianisation scheme is neither one thing nor the other

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Are Manchester's traffic wardens being furloughed or are they essential workers?

Rules in some areas to be relaxed and parking officers' focus is to shift

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Walking and cycling - How the council is opening up North and East Manchester

Some positive ideas to make the city better when this is all over

2020 03 11 Pavements Charlotte Street

A holy disgrace: Manchester city centre's pothole problem

Jonathan Schofield finds his favourite potholes and asks what's being done about them

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Despite the rumours: 'The 'Wall' at Piccadilly Gardens stays

Jonathan Schofield updates with the news that was no news

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Does the public really have the right to reply if they disagree with Manchester City Council?

Andrea Sandor is shocked to discover that comments obviously opposing a recent scheme were labelled...

2020 02 27 Deansgate Pavement Extensions 2

Common sense on Deansgate - eight years of paving frustration relieved

Jonathan Schofield applauds as council admits defeat over dangerous junction

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Confidentials Neighbourhoods to Watch – Castlefield

We take a trip around town, looking at the great places in Manchester to love...

2019 09 01 Climate Change

‘Total confusion’ over the council’s climate crisis action

Andrea Sandor scrutinises the scrutineers and reports on a recent revolt by Manchester City Councillors

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Will Manchester city centre ever go car free?

Andrea Sandor says we must seize the zeitgeist or concede to Birmingham leading the way

2020 01 21 St Michaels Drone

St Michael's tower set for summer 2020 start

Jonathan Schofield and a controversial scheme that might at last get off the ground

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